Lorenia Salgado-Leos is a Doctoral Candidate in Hispanic Studies at the University of British Columbia. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature from San Diego State University and a BA in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation, Infrastructures of Mobility, explores 21st century migrancy across the Americas. She focuses on movements from Haiti, Central America, Mexico, and the United States.

Research Areas

  • Borders, (Post)Migration, (Im)Mobility Studies
  • Posthegemony
  • Latin American Literature, Culture, and Politics
  • Philosophy


Centre for Migration Studies, UBC

Graduate Supervision

Jon Beasley-Murray

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